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Is the air where you are crackling?
It is where I am. It is the crackle of something big about to happen. Big, in the sense of indictments. Big like that. Now it’s a guessing game as to how many and who will be indicted. Oh, and … Continue reading
Son of Show Up! It’ll be wild!
The other day I saw a short video, most likely on Twitter but from YouTube, of a guy wearing a Proud Boy sweatshirt. His face was bloody. He was running away from something, yelling, “I came here to help, not … Continue reading
Posted in Fascism, Jan 6, The Facts of Life, Trumpism Tagged Attorney General Leticia James, drag queen story hour, First Amendment, Greenwich Village, Proud Boys, right to protest, Twitter, YouTube Comments Off on Son of Show Up! It’ll be wild!
I am not a subject. I am a citizen
I never considered the distinction between those two nouns until I read Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, 1931-1945, by Richard Overy. In laying out every detail leading to and encompassing World War II, Overy tells us that the … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, Fascism, Government, Human rights, Jan 6, political campaigns, Politics, Propaganda, Racism, The Facts of Life, The god problem, Trumpism, voting rights, War on women Tagged "Blood and Ruins, American citizenship, democracy, despots, Einsatzgruppen, Erich Fromm, Escape From Freedom, Hitler, Hungary, MAGA, Pico della Mirandola, Richard Overy, strongmen, subjects and citizens, the Talmud, Third Reich, Thomas Jefferson, World War II Comments Off on I am not a subject. I am a citizen